Hands of Hope

Membership Eligibility: Jefferson College of Health Professions Only  

Membership Dues or Fees: None


A student-run organization currently designed to provide physical therapy and fitness services to persons without health insurance, refugees, and individuals that are homeless in Philadelphia under the supervision of licensed physical therapists

Three clinics:

Jefferson Pro Bono PT Clinic at Methodist Hospital: Every Monday evening and Wednesday evening. 

Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission Pro Bono Clinic: Every Tuesday evening

Refugee Health Partners—Houston Clinic Center: First Wednesday of each month.

Medical and pharmacy students partner with the PT students to provide much-needed medical services at the Sunday Breakfast mission and Refugee Health Partners.

Students organize several fundraisers throughout the year to raise funds for  supplies.


Organization Email: handsofhope@jefferson.edu

President: Ryan Campanella, Jefferson College of Health Professions

Treasurer: Elysse Cillay, Jefferson College of Health Professions

Secretary: Emily Heim, Jefferson College of Health Professions

Stock/Inventory/Scheduler: Vanessa Christopher, Jefferson College of Health Professions

Student Organization Advisor:

Louis Hunter, PT, DPT, Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Therapy
901 Walnut Street, Room 513 | 215-503-6017